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John Pippy

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John Pippy
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Pennsylvania State Senate District 37
Former member
In office
2003-July 2012
Per diemNo per diem
Elections and appointments
Last election2008
First elected2003
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Bachelor'sUnited States Military Academy, West Point, 1992
Military service
Service/branchPennsylvania Army National Guard
Years of service2004-present
Service branchUnited States Army
Years of service1992-1995
Date of birthDecember 12, 1970
Place of birthUbon, Thailand
Office website
John Pippy was a Republican member of the Pennsylvania State Senate from 2003-2012. Pippy won a special election in November of 2003 and was re-elected in 2004 and in 2008 with his term expiring in 2012. Pippy also served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 1996 to 2003 and was a former Commissioner of the Port Authority of Pittsburgh. He retired prior to the conclusion of his term, in July 2012, to become head of the PA Coal Association.[1]

Pippy graduated with his Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1992 and served three years of active duty from 1992 to 1995. Pippy is a former Environmental Engineer.

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Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Pippy sat on these committees prior to his retirement:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Pippy served on these committees:



See also: Pennsylvania State Senate elections, 2012

Pippy did not run for re-election in 2012.


On November 4, 2008, Pippy was re-elected to Pennsylvania State Senate District 37.[3]

Pippy raised $404,608 for this campaign.[4]

Pennsylvania State Senate District 37
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png PIPPY, JOHN (R) 88,770

Campaign donors


Pippy raised $404,608 during the 2008 election cycle.

His top contributors are listed below.[5]

Donor Amount
Senate Republican Campaign Committee of Pennsylvania $28,500
Richard Simmons $6,750
Aloe Coal $6,300
Michael Baker Corp. $5,700
Operating Engineers Local 66 $5,600
Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society $5,000
Hospital and Health System Association of Pennsylvania $5,000
Comcast $4,650
Highmark $4,650
James Agras $4,500

District 37

Pippy represents Pennsylvania Senate District 37. District 37 includes the Southwest Pittsburgh suburbs of Findlay, North Fayette, and South Fayette[6].


John is married to Katherine Pippy. They have two children and reside in Moon Township, Pennsylvania.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Pennsylvania State Senate District 37
Succeeded by